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Police Bulletin

Calls for Service

WEEKEND: Kingston Police had 480 calls for service over the weekend from Thursday August 17, 2017. Of these, 312 calls occurred in the city central area, 102 in the west end, 24 in the east end, and 6 north of Highway 401. Some of these included:

  • 18 domestic calls
  • 3 assault calls
  • 1 sexual assault
  • 16 harassment calls
  • 2 weapons offence calls
  • 4 fight/disturbance calls
  • 31 undesirable calls
  • 4 drunk calls
  • 2 customer trouble calls
  • 2 custody dispute calls
  • 7 alarm calls
  • 4 neighbour dispute calls
  • 12 noise complaints
  • 2 trouble with kids calls
  • 6 missing person calls
  • 6 Mental Health Act calls
  • 14 medical assist calls
  • 24 assist citizen calls
  • 8 break and enter calls
  • 20 theft calls
  • 3 shoplifting calls
  • 4 theft of vehicle call
  • 5 mischief calls
  • 7 fraud calls
  • 18 motor vehicle collisions
  • 2 impaired driving calls
  • 5 parking/vehicle complaints
  • 23 driving complaints
  • 2 traffic concerns
  • 49 suspicious activity calls
  • 5 trespass/prowler calls
  • 3 drug calls

WEEKEND: There were 25 individuals arrested over the weekend from Thursday August 17, 2017 including 15 men and 10 women, between 15 and 58 years of age, for the following: assault, possession of a dangerous weapon, break and enter, theft, fraud, threats, drug possession, possession of break in tools, property damage, breach of probation, breach of release conditions, possession of stolen property, public intoxication and 5 warrants.

Residents are encouraged to view the Kingston Police Crime Mapping Tool that can be accessed through the website here. To further community awareness and improve accessibility to calls-for-police-service occurring in the community, Kingston Police has merged Geographic Information Systems (GIS) technology with police calls-for-service data for user-friendly public consumption.

Threats at Hospital

Release Date: August 21, 2017


A 34-year-old local man has been charged after threatening security and damaging an ambulance.

On Thursday August 17 at approximately 8:15 pm, a man entered a Kingston hospital and called the on-duty security guard outside. Once outside, the man displayed a knife and began questioning and threatening the guard about an issue and demanding to know what he was going to do about it. The guard retreated inside the hospital to get some assistance. Upon returning with help, the guard witnessed the accused slashing the tire of a parked ambulance. Police were called and located the accused walking away from the hospital. At first, the accused squared off with the officer but soon thought better of it and dropped the knife. He was arrested and transported to police headquarters where he was held to attend a bail hearing the following day.

The accused was charged with assault, threats, weapons dangerous, and damaging property.

DNA Match Leads to Arrest of Man

Release Date: August 21, 2017


A 25-year-old local man has been arrested by a Kingston Detective after his DNA was located at a crime scene.

On the afternoon of June 14, 2017, a resident of Cataraqui Woods Subdivision noticed items were missing from his car and home. He then remembered hearing noises nearby at 3:30 a.m. and realized a thief had entered his car and home. Police were called including a forensic officer. The scene was swabbed and processed and submissions made to the Centre of Forensic Sciences. A DNA match was made. On August 18, the accused was arrested at his home which was in the same general vicinity of the break in.

The accused was transported to police headquarters where he was held to attend a bail hearing the following day.

The accused was charged with Break and enter, theft not exceeding $5000, and breach of probation.

Kingston Police want to remind homeowners to always lock their doors to prevent theft.

Cyclist Carries Break in Tools

Release Date: August 21, 2017


A 33-year-old man of no fixed address was arrested on the weekend after being stopped on a bike.

On August 19 at approximately 2:15 a.m. an officer patrolling the downtown area noticed a cyclist southbound on Clergy Street without a bike light. The man was stopped for the traffic infraction and the officer learned that he was wanted on warrants from other provinces. He was arrested and searched. In the accused’s backpack were break-in tools and suspected marijuana and crystal methamphetamine.

The accused was transported to police headquarters where he was held to attend a bail hearing the following day.

The accused was charged with drug possession and possession of break in tools.

Canine Unit Dispatched

Release Date: August 21, 2017


A 42-year-old local man was located by Police dog after the search of a wooded area.

On August 20 at 10:45 p.m. a loss prevention officer at a west-end store was watching a man who was loading up a back pack. The man made a quick exit out an emergency door without paying for the items. The security person followed and stopped the accused who stated he had a weapon and became threatening. The accused dropped the items and disappeared into a wooded area. Police including the Canine Unit got involved in the search which lasted about 45 minutes. The accused was found hiding in tall grass and was uncooperative. After a brief interaction with the dog, the accused was taken into custody. He was assessed at the hospital for a minor injury before being taken to Police cells to await a Bail Hearing.

The accused was charged with theft, utter threats, and breach of undertaking.

Options for Filing a Report or Providing Tips

To make reports or submit tips we offer the following options:

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To provide anonymous tips via:

  • By calling our general number 613-549-4660 ext. 0 and asking to be anonymous

  • By calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS)

  • Online where you may be eligible for a cash reward up to $2,000.

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